re: chronology on the Stanton/Adair link :
1731 Aug 7. Samuel Stanton and Martha Adair per
lycence per Consy per Mr. Nix
(Parish of St. Bride, Dublin. Marriages for the year 1731.
[Parish Register Society of Dublin. Marriage Entries from
the Parishes of St. Andrew, St. Anne, St. Audeon, &
St. Brides (Dublin) 1632-1800 edited by Chart, D.A.
[following from Belfast Parish (St. Anne's) Registers of
baptisms, marriages and burials):
1761 29 Dec. Samuel Stanton buried in the Churchyard.
1765 24 Aug. Jesse Adair and Ann Stanton of the Parish
of Belfast were married by licence by Rev. Wm.Tisdall.
1768 23 Sep. Adair Samuel; Jesse Adair and Anne Stanton. Revd Wm. Tisdall (Baptism)
1769 26 August. Adair Samuel buried in the other churchyard.
1770 8 April. Adair MCCAULEY Cathe;
Jesse Adair & Anne Stanton.
Revd Wm. Tisdall
1771 21 Sep Macaulay Cathe (no parents or Revd with this entry).Was Catherine of Glenville, Cushendall, Antrim ?
1772 6 Dec. Adair Anne;
Jesse Adair (Lieut.) & Anne Stanton
Revd. Wm. Tisdall
Belfast Newsletter. #11599, 31 July 1752
Died at Ballymena, Catherine, wife of Wm. Robert Adair.
Belfast Newsletter #28795, 5 Oct 1759
Died at Kensington, London, Mrs. Adair, wife of Robert Adair, dau. of Alexander McAuley.
Robert Adair, married 3 April 1753 at St. Brides Church, Dublin,
to Anne McAuley/McCauley
dau. of Alexander McCauley of Glenville, nr. Cushendall, co Antrim, (not Dublin).
Robert died at Clifton Jan. 1798 and Anne died at Kensington, Middlesex 9 Nov 1798.
Belfast Newsletter #276793, 9 Nov 1798
Lady Adair, rel. Sir Robert Adair, Adair Place (and also Ballymena).
Adair files HA12/A2/1/74, sheet has a note:
William Adair of Flixton Hall in the Co. of Suffolk,
and of Cole House in the Co. of Devon (England),
born 9 Feb 1754 in Dublin,
supposed baptism took place in the Church to which Ship Street belonged –
St. Brides Church, Dublin, Ireland,
married Camilla, dau and heir of Robert Shafto of Benwell, Northumberland, England.
Civil Parish of Ballintoy, co. Antrim.
Brian Boy MacAULAY had a son Alexander MacAULAY
who m. Alice STEWART, dau of Archibald STEWART of Ballintoy.
Alexander and Alice MacAULAY had a son
also named Alexander MacAULAY who married Mildred Reid dau of Rev. Adam Reid.
They had 2 children :
1. Alexander MacAULAY who m. Margaret BOYD, dau. of Hugh BOYD (of ................. ?)
2. Rose MacAULAY who m. Archibald DUNLOP of Drumnagessan, Ballintoy Parish
Alexander and Margaret MacAULAY (nee BOYD) had 4 children:
1. Alexander MacAULAY who m. Julia Henrietta Acheson,
....3rd dau. of Sir Archibald Acheson, later Viscount Gosford
....and the sister of the first Earl Gosford.
2. Miss MacAULAY who m. Robert ADAIR of Ballymena, co. Antrim, N. Ireland.
3. Miss MacAULAY who m. John Godley of co. Armagh, Ireland
4. Hugh MacAULAY BOYD
....(changed his surname to BOYD to satisfy a condition of his grandfather's will)
....born 6 April 1746 on his mother's estate at Ballycastle, co. Antrim, Ireland.
....Hugh MacAULAY BOYD m. 29 Dec 1767 Frances Morphy and
.....had 1 son, Hugh Stuart BOYD who d. unm. 1848
Jane Boyd m. Brice Dunlop and had issue:
1. Jane Dunlop m. William og M'Fetrich.
2. John Dunlop m. Rose MacNeale , issue :
.....(1) Archibald Dunlop m. Rose Macaulay, dau of Alexander Macaulay of Glenville, Cushendall.
...........Their son, John, m. Anne, dau of Alexander Boyd of Clare Park
......(2) Henry Dunlop m. and had issue, Robert and Brice.
Are there any updates on parents of Jesse Adair ?